Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Gratitude Days 235-237

Day 235    My post-midwinter celebration meal, with a beer batter yorkie to be proud of

Day 236  playing games with the camera and the tree lights

Day 237   progress is slow but sure on the annual festive jigsaw puzzle

Thursday, 26 December 2019

Gratitude Days 230-234

Day 230  Doing the crossword

Day 231  From my studio

Day 232  Tree lights

Day 233   Festive jigsaw puzzle

Day 234    Card swap

Monday, 23 December 2019

Gratitude Days 224-229

Day 224   Current project coming along nicely

Day 225  Let's go shopping

Day 226  The water feature is coming along nicely

Day 227  You'll just have to imagine how good this house looks after dark!

Day 228   some of the seasonal greetings cards in amongst the elephants and GD photos

Day 229  Making a start on the annual 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle (this is a joint project, as opposed to the normal 500 piece puzzles, which I do on my own).

Friday, 20 December 2019

Winter Photographic Scavenger Hunt

Rather than just taking the entire list out with me wherever I go, I decided to work through it systematically - at least for the first few. You can see my first couple here and find the list here.

No 3. The Way To Go

No. 4. Colours - on my new 2020 Diary

No. 5. A Garden Gate

Sunday, 15 December 2019

Friday, 13 December 2019

Gratitude Days 218-221

Day 218  I love this hat and mittens that I've bought for GD5

Day 219 The christmas tree has come in from the garage

Day 220  Festive jumper (guess whose?)

Day 221   December 11th is traditionally fish and chip night - since 1986. The new fish and chip shop on our estate didn't disappoint (this is a half portion, we aren't large eaters so GM and I share one between us)

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Winter Photographic Scavenger Hunt

No. 1    In the bag - GD5's bag with her cards for shopping in it.

No. 2    Contrast - between my two winter coats, one patterned and one plain

Alt. B. Chess  - GM playing online

The more the merrier, if you would like to join in please visit Eileen's post here

Gratitude Day 217

I was feeling a bit under the weather (a euphemism for hung-over) so GM fixed my lunch, cod fishcake and processed peas, very yummy

Monday, 9 December 2019

Winter Photographic Scavenger Hunt

As usual, Eileen has come up with an interesting list for this years WPSH. For more information please visit her post here

  1. in the bag
  2. contrast
  3. the way to go
  4. colours
  5. a garden gate
  6. vintage 
  7. I stood here
  8. 11 o'clock
  9. solitary
  10. the little things
  11. industrial
  12. time for tea
  13. a keyhole
  14. flavour of the month
  15. letters
  16. a barrier
  17. a line
  18. a chain
  19. an alley
  20. monochrome, i.e. varying shades of the same colour
If you find any of the above hard to get you may substitute one or both of the subjects below.

Alt A. chequers or chess
Alt B. a community market

Friday, 6 December 2019

Gratitude Days 211-216

Day 211

Day 212

Day 213

Day 214

Day 215

Day 216

Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Gratitude Days 204-210

Day 204    A nice glass of Guinness

Day 205  

Day 206    It's beginning to look a bit like Christmas (this has had more bits added to it since I took the photo, will go back and snap it complete soon)

Day 207   raindrops on a leaf

Day 208   Newly named

Day 209

Day 210

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Gratitude Days 199-203

Day 199  I found this part-complete and rolled up, I'd forgotten all about it.

Day 200   Sweet potato with butter, and bubble and squeak (with an egg stirred in before cooking, to hold it all together). Yum yum

Day 201  Boiled egg for breakfast

Day 202   Despite all the weather we've had lately, this little thing still shines brightly in my front garden

Day 203   A green paint day

Sunday, 24 November 2019

Gratitude Days 196-198

Day 196    My latest project

Day 197   A jigsaw puzzle for the winter months

Day 198    It's a grey day